Wouldn’t this be a matter of being wordy though? I can think of few situations where it would be the better choice.
The phrase “suffice it to say” can spice up your writing if used correctly. But hold; using this phrase is not as hard as you’re thinking.
First things first; the phrase simply means, “let’s just say” or “I shall just say.” In short, it can perfectly fit anywhere “I shall just say” works. For example,
I shall just say that we will be returning soon.
I suffice it to say that we will be returning soon.
Much has already been concluded, but let’s just say that if anything happens we will still be united.
Much has already been concluded, but suffice it to say that if anything happens we will still be united.
This phrase is well suited at the beginning of a declarative statement and clause.
But note: the phrase doesn’t have to be…
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